Are Microtransactions Ruining Games?

Are Microtransactions Ruining Games?

First off, video games are expensive art forms. The amount of money it takes to design, program, produce, and get a game successfully onto the marketplace is a figure with a lot of zeros. To put it into perspective on just how much our favorite games cost to make, Skyrim...

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The Top Video Game Soundtracks For Relaxing

The Top Video Game Soundtracks For Relaxing

Now that I have my first year of writing about video games under my belt, I’ve gotten into the same routine of how I get my writing done. This routine almost always includes listening to video game soundtracks as I write. These are either some of my favourites, or the...

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Boring Jobs Make For Amazing Games

Boring Jobs Make For Amazing Games

This article was written by Charlie, a guest writer from Unleash The Gamer. Check em out! If you were to ask me what I was, I would say a writer. If you were to ask my boss what I was, he would say a contributor. If you were to ask...

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Astroneer is All That I’ll Ever Need From A Video Game

Astroneer is All That I’ll Ever Need From A Video Game

It was the first Saturday in months where I had absolutely nothing to do. No homework, no work, and no plans. School was getting crazy, I was a month away from graduating from college and the previous week was one of the busiest I’ve had in awhile. Earlier in that...

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The Appeal of French Bread in the West

The Appeal of French Bread in the West

The games developed by Japanese indie developer French Bread follow a long and rich tradition of 2D fighting games, but the studio’s doujin origins allow it to express a unique aesthetic that now finds itself emerging within American fighting competitions. Last year there was even an American competition solely dedicated...

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Can We Trust Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order?

Can We Trust Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order?

Single-player games have had a tumultuous time recently. As odd as that may sound, companies, particularly EA (Electronic Arts), have been pushing the idea that single-player games just aren’t as popular as they used to be. There has been a heavy shift towards open-world games and battle royales, but even...

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What Microsoft and Nintendo’s Partnership Means For The Future

What Microsoft and Nintendo’s Partnership Means For The Future

With the announcement of Cuphead on the Switch, the gaming landscape has been well and truly shaken going forward. Nintendo used to be the dominant force in gaming, revitalizing a whole industry that had collapsed upon itself. They went head to head with Sega and Sony in a brutal, no...

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Difficulty in Video Games: An Ode to Easy Mode

Difficulty in Video Games: An Ode to Easy Mode

Games like From Software’s Dark Souls and Bloodborne have always interested me on the basis of their unique style alone, but unfortunately, there’s always been this wall up between me and getting into them. The difficulty. Now that Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is out, I’ve been forced to revisit that...

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The Aging Gamer: What Happened to Games Just Working

The Aging Gamer: What Happened to Games Just Working

I am still struggling to enjoy Anthem. It is not because the combat is dull or that the world is stale to look at. I actually really enjoy flying around and shooting baddies. And the world is gorgeous to look at and traverse through. No, the thing that is hindering...

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The Division 2 Review
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The Division 2 Review

It’s easy to lose yourself in The Division 2, with such sprawling environments that encourage exploration, to the amount of world events that it holds, including mini-bosses, bounties and civilians to save. This amounts to a massively enjoyable session of gaming, one that rewards your time and effort with plenty,...

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